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Ashfield Meetings & Events is set for future growth

By Ashfield Meetings & Events


Ashfield Meetings & Events, part of UDG Healthcare, is set for future growth after announcing two key promotions within the business development team at its US headquarters.

Debbie Liberio has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development. Debbie has almost 20 years' experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Throughout her career she has held various roles which have included: working as a researcher and performing clinical testing in a molecular genetics lab, a pharmaceutical sales representative and in business development roles on the agency side.

Debbie joined Ashfield Meetings & Events in 2014 and as Business Development Director has been instrumental in driving many new business wins that has fueled the agency’s growth. Her passion for partnering with clients and prospects to ensure visions are brought to life has continued to solidify her strong relationships throughout the industry.

Gavin Houston (CEO, Americas) commented: “Debbie’s enthusiasm is contagious. Her commitment and dedication towards finding synergies between our client needs and Ashfield’s capabilities has provided her countless successes. I am excited to watch her continue to build client partnerships and deliver future success and growth.”

In addition, Julie Duffey has been promoted to the role of Business Development Manager. Julie has been with the organisation for three years, previously holding the role of Sales Support Project Account Manager. Julie has been an essential part of the sales support and business development teams, and has contributed to many new business wins over the past years. In Julie’s new role, she will be responsible for maintaining new business development and helping to grow the agency’s full-service offering.

Debbie Liberio (Vice President of Business Development) commented, “Julie has been integral to the recent success of the business development team, and I am thrilled to welcome her into her new role. She approaches each opportunity by combining her creative mindset with her meticulous attention to detail. Her time supporting business development has given her fantastic experience translating clients’ visions to become a reality, and this gives her a great foundation to support the continued growth of our business.”

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